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Sun 02 Jan 2005
SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

SCC: BGTC: 2004 Porsche Cup summary

Americans Take Seven of Top 15 Places at Prestigeous Porsche Cup Presentation ATLANTA - December 30 - For the 35th time since its inception in 1970, the Porsche Cup was presented to the world's most successful private entry Porsche drivers at...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
BGTC: Kinch tries out 2003 Ferrari
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BGTC: Kinch tries out 2003 Ferrari

The British GT Championship isn't generally known as a stepping-stone to Formula One but since winning the 2005 competition, Nathan Kinch has had two outings in an F1 car. Straight after the last race at Silverstone Nathan travelled out ...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
BGTC: Mondello Park: Scuderia Ecosse drivers clinch championship
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BGTC: Mondello Park: Scuderia Ecosse drivers clinch championship

CHAMPIONS!! Nathan Kinch and Andrew Kirkaldy are British GT Champions! The Scottish duo won Round 10 of the British GT Championship at Mondello Park this afternoon and have now secured an unassailable lead with three races still ...

Fri 17 Jun 2005
Aston Martin Racing launches new GT car
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Aston Martin Racing launches new GT car

Aston Martin Racing launches new GT race car Aston Martin Racing has unveiled the DBRS9, a competition car for club and national racing series, and a bridge for teams and drivers looking towards international GT racing. The DBRS9 is based on...

Sat 23 Apr 2005
BGTC: 2005 British GT Championship calendar
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BGTC: 2005 British GT Championship calendar

<pre> 2005 BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP 2005 CALENDAR Date Track 03/04 Donington Park 01/05 Magny-Cours 08/05 Croft 22/05 Knockhill 29/05 Thruxton 26/06 Castle Combe 14/08...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
GT3Cup final round Sunday summary
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GT3Cup final round Sunday summary

HALLIDAY GETS THE WIN HE WANTED IN BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP SERIES FINALE Matt Halliday got the win he wanted in the final Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Series race of the season at the Placemakers V8 Supercar meeting at Pukekohe's Pukekohe...

Mon 17 Jan 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 round 4 Sunday notes
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NZ: Porsche GT3 round 4 Sunday notes

Baird and Halliday Back On Top at Teretonga Trans-Tasman Cup team captains Craig Baird and Matt Halliday were back on top at the fourth round of the Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup at Invercargill's Teretonga Park this weekend, after being forced...

Tue 21 Jun 2005
BGTC: Patrick Pearce mid-season round-up
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BGTC: Patrick Pearce mid-season round-up

PEARCE CHASING VICTORIES IN SECOND HALF OF 2005 Patrick Pearce has had a superb start to his first year with the LNT TVR sportscar squad -- fighting for race wins and taking podium finishes in international and domestic events. Yet racing...

Sat 23 Apr 2005
BGTC: Magny-Cours GT2 cars preview
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BGTC: Magny-Cours GT2 cars preview

The British GT Championship came into being in 1993. It was first run under the aegis of SRO in 2004, and enjoyed an extremely successful year, the title going to 18-year-old Jonathan Cocker, racing for Gruppe M. The series is open to two...

Mon 14 Mar 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup Taupo, day two
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup Taupo, day two

BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP TITLE TO BAIRD Craig Baird is the 2004/05 Battery Town New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup champion after putting the title beyond anyone else's reach at the penultimate round of the 2004/05 series at the Taupo Motor Racing...

Sun 23 Jan 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup round five, day one notes
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup round five, day one notes

Baird Continues on His Winning Way Craig Baird continued on his winning way on the first day of competition at the fifth round of the 2004/05 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup series at Christchurch's Powerbuilt Raceway at Ruapuna Park today. After...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 round 4 Saturday notes
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NZ: Porsche GT3 round 4 Saturday notes

Baird on pole for Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup enduro Australian team captain Craig Baird will start tonight's 50-minute Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup enduro at Invercargill's Teretonga Park from pole position after pipping his New Zealand team...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
BGTC: Trident Iceni GT2 shakedown notes
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BGTC: Trident Iceni GT2 shakedown notes

Bonner burns Bio' in world debut of Trident Iceni GT2 race car British GT regular Alan Bonner gave the Trident Iceni its first shakedown test in Norfolk and will join Enzo Mucci for the GT2 Sportscar's World debut of the Bio Diesel...

Wed 16 Feb 2005
BGTC: Pearce, LNT Racing test new TVR
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BGTC: Pearce, LNT Racing test new TVR

Pearce gets first taste of TVR racer British sportscar star Patrick Pearce sampled the TVR he will race in international competition this season for the first time on Thursday (10th February). In fairly dank conditions at Donington Park in ...

Mon 14 Feb 2005
IMSA announces GT3 Cup challenge
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IMSA announces GT3 Cup challenge

IMSA ANNOUNCES GT3 CUP CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY MICHELIN Braselton, GA - The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today, in conjunction with Porsche Motorsports North America (PMNA) and Michelin, the creation of the IMSA GT3 Cup...

Tue 31 May 2005
BGTC: Croft: Ryan Hooker race notes
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BGTC: Croft: Ryan Hooker race notes

RYAN HOOKER : THWARTED AT THRUXTON Upminster's Ryan Hooker suffered a weekend of frustration at Thruxton at the fourth round of the British GT Championship. Having suffered a propshaft failure the prior weekend at the...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
FGTC: Iradj Alexander Ledenon preview
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FGTC: Iradj Alexander Ledenon preview

Iradj Alexander: second race in Ledenon (France) This weekend swiss driver Iradj Alexander will take part to his second race in french GT championship, on Ledenon circuit. Qualifications and race 1 are scheduled tomorrow, Saturday; race ...

Tue 03 May 2005
BGTC: Magny-Cours: Patrick Pearce race notes
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BGTC: Magny-Cours: Patrick Pearce race notes

ANOTHER TOP FIVE FOR PEARCE IN FRANCE Patrick Pearce kept his challenge for the British GT Championship title on track by bringing his LNT TVR T400R home in fifth place after a challenging race at Magny-Cours in France. For this round only,...

Thu 17 Feb 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 series round 6 preview
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NZ: Porsche GT3 series round 6 preview

TIME FOR ANOTHER EPISODE OF 'THE CRAIG AND MATT SHOW' AT MANFEILD This season's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Series has provided some of the closest and most exciting racing of the Mike Pero Mortgages Motorsport summer motor racing series but as...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
BGTC: Beechdean Racing Brands Hatch GT debut notes
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BGTC: Beechdean Racing Brands Hatch GT debut notes

Beechdean impress on GT debut Beechdean Racing picked the Britcar finale at Brands Hatch to debut their new Ferrari 360 GT3 car. The car was being driven by Aaron Scott and Rod Carman. The weekend got off to a flying start as Aaron set 3rd ...

Tue 24 May 2005
BGTC: Knockhill: Patrick Pearce race notes
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BGTC: Knockhill: Patrick Pearce race notes

PEARCE FAST, BUT FRUSTRATED, IN SCOTLAND Patrick Pearce andthje LNT TVR team were certainly not short of speed in the third and fourth rounds of the British GT Championship at Knockhill in Scotland, but fortune was not on the squad's side. Sixth...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
American GT hires Elder
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American GT hires Elder

AMERICAN GT ROAD RACING HIRES PR VETERAN LEE ELDER WILTON, CT (Dec. 6, 2005) -- The American GT Road Racing Association announced today that it has retained the services of veteran public relations representative...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
BGTC: Mondello Park: Scuderia Ecosse preview
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BGTC: Mondello Park: Scuderia Ecosse preview

Fresh from winning the British GT Teams' Championship at Silverstone recently, Scuderia Ecosse heads west to Ireland this week for the driver's title decider at Mondello Park. KINCH AND KIRKALDY EAGER TO SEW UP THE DRIVER'S CHAMPIONSHIP Nathan...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
BGTC: Silverstone pre-race notes
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BGTC: Silverstone pre-race notes

Six-hour Special as Spirit of Le Mans returns to Silverstone The festival spirit of Le Mans returns to Silverstone in August, when the Le Mans Endurance Series (LMES) makes its only UK appearance of 2005 at the 1000km of Silverstone event...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
EU3: Aston Martin DBRS9 GT3 first test notes
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EU3: Aston Martin DBRS9 GT3 first test notes

The new Aston Martin Racing DBRS9 GT3 car has completed the first 3000 kms of its development programme. Aston Martin Racing first showed the car at the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. Since then, the team has been putting the first test car...

Tue 22 Mar 2005
BGTC: Alan Bonner prepares for 2005 season
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BGTC: Alan Bonner prepares for 2005 season

Alan Bonner will launch Xero-Competition's assault on the British GT (GT3) Championship when it gets underway at Donington Park on Sunday the 3rd of April. The Scot will drive the Chevy powered ; Xero Competition GT3 Corvette C5. Team...

Mon 10 Oct 2005
BGTC: Silverstone II: Scuderia Ecosse race notes
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BGTC: Silverstone II: Scuderia Ecosse race notes

CHAMPIONSHIP ONE-TWO! Chris Niarchos and Tim Mullen put in two great performances at Silverstone this weekend and secured the runner-up spot in the British GT Driver's Championship, making it a clean sweep of results for Scuderia Ecosse. RACE...

Sun 14 Aug 2005
BGTC: Silverstone: Scuderia Ecosse race notes, results
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BGTC: Silverstone: Scuderia Ecosse race notes, results

SCUDERIA ECOSSE WINS BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP! The Scuderia Ecosse team achieved its ambition to win the British GT Team's Championship at Silverstone today. Second position for Nathan Kinch and Andrew Kirkaldy in the two-hour race sealed the ...

Wed 17 Aug 2005
BGTC: Silverstone: Ryan Hooker event summary
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BGTC: Silverstone: Ryan Hooker event summary

SILVERSTONE DOWNPOURS DON'T DAMPEN HOOKER'S SPIRITS Ryan Hooker (Upminster) had a packed schedule at Silverstone last weekend. The famous circuit played host to the British round of the 1000km LMES series - a six hour ...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
NZ: Porsche GT Cup round four preview
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NZ: Porsche GT Cup round four preview

Twilight Enduro For Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Drivers This weekend's round of the 2004/05 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup series at Invercargill's Teretonga Park features something different for drivers and race fans alike - a 50 minute twilight...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
NZ: GT3Cup final round Friday notes
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NZ: GT3Cup final round Friday notes

BUSY BAIRD GRABS BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP POLE They say that if you want a job done you give it to a busy person and that was certainly the case at Pukekohe Park Raceway this afternoon, when Queensland-based Kiwi Craig Baird set the fastest...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup round one preview
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup round one preview

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION AND NZ CHAMPIONSHIP STATUS FOR '05/06 BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE International recognition from Porsche AG and full championship status from MotorSport New Zealand have confirmed New Zealand's Battery ...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup final round preview
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup final round preview

LAST MINUTE DEAL SEES BAIRD IN BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP RACES THIS WEEKEND Accomplished Queensland-based New Zealand racing driver Craig Baird will be a busy man this weekend with news that he will in fact compete in the Battery Town Porsche...

Sun 13 Mar 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup Taupo, day one
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup Taupo, day one

BAIRD AGAIN BUT RUTHERFORD IS RIGHT BEHIND Craig Baird kept his winning run intact on the first day of competition at the penultimate round of the 2004/05 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup series at the Taupo Motor Racing circuit this afternoon...

Mon 21 Feb 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup round six, day two notes
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup round six, day two notes

ANOTHER PERFECT BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP WEEKEND FOR BAIRD Queensland-based expat Craig Baird enjoyed another perfect Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup score at the sixth round of the 2004/05 series at Feilding's Manfeild Autocourse this ...

Mon 10 Jan 2005
NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup Timaru day 2 notes
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NZ: Porsche GT3 Cup Timaru day 2 notes

Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Timaru, New Zealand Day 2 Report Rutherford Comes Through as Favourites Falter It was a case of all-change on the second day of competition at the third round of the 2004/05 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup series at...